Tomorrow is World Oceans Day. Learn about all the amazing things the oceans do for us, and how we can help support them.
Here’s some trivia for you: what generates most of the oxygen we breathe, provides food for us, regulates our climate, cleans our drinking water, and is home to a pharmacopoeia of potential medicines? If you guessed the oceans, you’re right! Tomorrow (Friday, June 8) is World Oceans Day, a time to celebrate our amazing oceans, as well as to inspire activism that will help protect them.
5 ways to help the oceans
Individuals can do their part to promote healthier, happier oceans.
Celebrate World Oceans Day!
Whether you’re looking for something educational or wacky and creative, there are countless activities across Canada to celebrate World Oceans Day, from a yoga class at the Vancouver Aquarium with celebrated “blissologist” Eoin Finn to a beach cleanup at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia is even organizing a flash mob!
To find an event near you, check out the “Events” section of the World Oceans Day website.